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Economy Secretary Keith Brown apologises for role in China deal collapse

Economy Secretary Keith Brown apologises for role in China deal collapse

Economy Secretary Keith Brown has apologised for his role in the collapse of a possible £10 billion agreement with two Chinese companies.

7:24pm Wednesday 29 March 2017

Call to split up Scotland's over-arching schools quango

MINISTERS are facing fresh pressure to review the status of the country's joint schools quango.

12:07am Thursday 30 March 2017

'Self-harm' epidemic growing in Scotland's prisons

'Self-harm' epidemic growing in Scotland's prisons

The Justice Secretary has been warned of a "self-harm epidemic" in Scotland's prisons after incidents jumped 70% in three years.

12:51pm Sunday 26 March 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: Holyrood's backing for new independence vote must be respected

Nicola Sturgeon: Holyrood's backing for new independence vote must be respected

The Scottish Parliament's backing for a second independence referendum must be respected, Scotland's First Minister has said.

6:43pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Schools quango chief to step down

Dr Bill Maxwell, chief executive of Education Scotland

THE head of Scotland's joint schools inspectorate and curriculum body is to step down after six years in the post.

5:27pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Holyrood backs Nicola Sturgeon's call for second independence referendum

Holyrood backs Nicola Sturgeon's call for second independence referendum

The Scottish Parliament has backed Nicola Sturgeon's call for the powers to hold a second independence referendum.

5:13pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Claim of self-harm epidemic in Scottish prisons

12:11am Sunday 26 March 2017

Parliament asked to ban child smacking

Parliament asked to ban child smacking

MSPs are to be asked to change the law which makes children the only people in Scotland not fully protected by laws against assault.

12:07am Monday 27 March 2017

Scottish Liberal Democrats launch drive for federalism

Scottish Liberal Democrats launch drive for federalism

Former MSP Lord Purvis will lead the party’s campaign for “a new set of constitutional arrangements to replace the treaties of union”.

10:04am Monday 6 March 2017

Tory candidates may have gained financial advantage due to expenses reporting failures

Tory candidates may have gained financial advantage due to expenses reporting failures

The Electoral Commission fined the Tories a record £70,000 for "numerous failures" in reporting its expenses for the 2015 General Election, and three by-elections in 2014, and referred the party's former treasurer to the police.

10:55am Thursday 16 March 2017
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